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Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

Jun 30, 2014

Why it should be NPR plus Aadhaar, not NPR or Aadhaar

The home ministry is giving NPR primacy over Nandan Nilekani's Aadhaar. Actually, Rajnath Singh should use both, and the objective should be to identify illegal immigrants, but not throw them out. #Rajnath Singh #Nandan Nilekani #Unique ID #The Neighbourhood #NPR #Nepalese #Bangladeshi Illegal Immigrants
Welcome mat for Sharif is ok, but we shouldn't let our guard down

May 24, 2014

Welcome mat for Sharif is ok, but we shouldn't let our guard down

India should adopt a policy of always being ready to talk with Pakistan, but must never lower its guard or presume that Pakistan will abandon its terror groups. #Sri Lanka #Bangladesh #diplomacy #India-China #The Neighbourhood #India-Pak Ties #Nawaj Sharif #Narendra Modi Inauguration
China needs a U-turn, India only a nudge on the road to reform

Jan 06, 2014

China needs a U-turn, India only a nudge on the road to reform

In many ways, India is farther down the road to reform than China. But China tends to be more decisive when it decides to makes changes while we blunder along #Chindia #Deng Xiaoping #The Neighbourhood #Xi Jinping #India-China Reforms
Dalrymple essay on Af-Pak: What's all the fuss about?

Jun 29, 2013

Dalrymple essay on Af-Pak: What's all the fuss about?

William Dalrymple has been attacked for equating India with Pakistan in the Afghan sweepstakes, but he didn't state more than what was already obvious #India #ISI #diplomacy #Afghanistan #The Neighbourhood #India-Pakistan #Af-Pak
7 ways to send China a strong message without war

May 02, 2013

7 ways to send China a strong message without war

The Indian response to China does not need to be military. Here are some non-military ways to send a strong message without embroiling us in military conflict. #World #India #China #Salman Khurshid #Ladakh #TheNeighbourhood #China incursion #India-China Ties

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Pak agencies now on "kill and eliminate" mission in Balochistan

Feb 07, 2012

Pak agencies now on "kill and eliminate" mission in Balochistan

The murder of Zamur Domki and her daughter Jaana on 31 January shows that Pak agencies are now assassinating Baloch nationalists and their kin. #ISI #Pak army #The Neighbourhood #Balochistan #NotJobsButPassion
Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Dec 26, 2011

Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Contrary to Indian perceptions, the army is the only truly loved institution in Pakistan. Despite its crimes, it trumps the politicians hands down. #Pervez Musharraf #To The Contrary #The Neighbourhood #Pakistani army #Pew Poll

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Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Jul 31, 2014

City to see new bike lanes across all quadrants in 2015-16

Far away from the coming downtown cycle lanes - and even farther removed from the intense controversy they've generated - cycling planners want to install 25 kilometres of new bike lanes in neighbourhoods across every quadrant in 2015 and 2016...
Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Aug 01, 2014

Pensioner, 79, fined for hiding plates of tuna laced with anti-freeze after five cats in his neighbourhood died

Donald Waterworth, pictured, was fined more than £1,600 from Leyland, Lancashire after admitting leaving out poisoned food following the deaths of five cats near his house...
Why Pakistan's army is more popular than its politicians

Jul 22, 2014

The shocking moment a Palestinian civilian is shot dead by an Israeli sniper after lying defenceless on the floor from an earlier hit

The harrowing footage was captured by an activist from the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement in the Shijaiyah neighbourhood of Gaza City... #Gaza City #Solidarity
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